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ASUS Zenfone 8 series Officially Launched in Malaysia; priced from RM2,699

ASUS Zenfone 8 series Officially Launched in Malaysia; priced from RM2,699 7

ASUS Malaysia just announced the all-new Zenfone 8 series, the most powerful generation to date within the innovative Zenfone smartphone family. The super-compact 5.9-inch Zenfone 8 and the photography-focused 6.67-inch Zenfone 8 Flip are designed to meet the needs of every type of user.

Zenfone 8 ZenFone 8 Flip

ASUS Zenfone 8

The new series is powered by the latest flagship Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform, featuring the fastest possible 5G speeds. High-capacity batteries — 4000 mAh in Zenfone 8 and 5000 mAh in Zenfone 8 Flip — deliver outstanding battery life for non-stop lifestyles.

ASUS Zenfone 8

Both Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip feature gorgeous and ultra-responsive Samsung AMOLED displays with Delta-E <1 color accuracy and has an ultrafast refresh rate of up to 120 Hz. The displays also include in-display fingerprint sensors for convenient security. Flagship Sony camera sensors add superb photo and video capabilities to both phones. The Zenfone 8 has a fixed rear dual-camera system (64 MP Sony IMX686 + ultra-wide 12 MP Sony IMX363 ), while Zenfone 8 Flip features the innovative triple-camera Flip Camera (Sony IMX686 64 MP high-resolution wide-angle + ultra-wide 12 MP Sony IMX363 + 8 MP telephoto), a motorized flip-up module that enables the same high-resolution photos and videos for both front and rear.

Both Zenfone 8 and Zenfone 8 Flip use the latest flagship Qualcomm Snapdragon 888 5G Mobile Platform, built using a 5-nanometer process technology offering up to 25% faster CPU performance and up to 35% faster graphics rendering compared to the previous generation. Outstanding battery life for non-stop lifestyles is ensured by high-capacity batteries — 4000 mAh in Zenfone 8 and 5000 mAh in Zenfone 8 Flip.

ASUS Zenfone 8

Zenfone 8 redefines portable design to deliver the ultimate performance, with none of the weight or bulk. It’s designed to be easy to use and easy to carry, everywhere, as well as built to impress with its irresistible looks and premium feel. A key design goal was to make Zenfone 8 exceptionally easy to use, even with just one hand. While the Zenfone 8 Flip has been redesigned to allow a better grip while still packing a large battery.

Stay tuned for our review on the Zenfone 8!

Price and Availability

ASUS Zenfone 8

The Zenfone 8 will be priced at RM 2,699 (8GB + 128GB) and RM 3,299 (16GB + 256GB), respectively. While the Zenfone 8 flip will be priced at RM 2,999(8GB + 256GB). Both will be available from 28th May 2021 at ASUS Digital Stores & Authorized Dealer Stores.

Specifications

ASUS Zenfone 8ASUS Zenfone 8 Flip
ColorsObsidian Black
Horizon Silver
Galactic Black
Glacier Silver
Display5.9″ Samsung AMOLED display
20:9 aspect ratio
2400 x 1080 FHD+
120 Hz refresh rate
6.67“ FHD+ Samsung all-screen AMOLED
display
92% screen-to-body ratio
20:9 ratio,
90Hz refresh rate
CPU2.84 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform2.84 GHz Qualcomm® Snapdragon™ 888 5G Mobile Platform
GPUQualcomm® Adreno™ 660Qualcomm® Adreno™ 660
Memory8 GB / 16 GB LPDDR5 RAM8 GB LPDDR5 RAM
Storage128 GB / 256 GB – UFS 3.1256 GB – UFS 3.1
Battery4000 mAh
Quick Charge 4.0
PD Charging
5000 mAh
Quick Charge 4.0
PD Charging
ConnectivityIntegrated WiFi 6E (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2×2
MIMO), tri-band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz / 6 GHz WiFi
Bluetooth® 5.2 (EDR + A2DP)

supports Qualcomm® aptX™, aptX™ HD, aptX™ Adaptive, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC
Integrated WiFi 6E (802.11a/b/g/n/ac/ax, 2×2
MIMO), tri-band 2.4 GHz / 5 GHz / 6 GHz WiFi
Bluetooth® 5.2 (EDR + A2DP)

supports Qualcomm® aptX™, aptX™ HD, aptX™ Adaptive, Wi-Fi Direct, NFC
CameraMain camera:
Sony® flagship IMX686 64 MP image sensor
Ultra-wide camera:
Sony® flagship IMX363 12 MP dual pixel image sensor
Front camera:
Sony® flagship IMX663 12 MP dual pixel image sensor
Wide camera:
Sony® flagship IMX686 64 MP image sensor
Ultra-wide camera:
Sony® flagship IMX363 12 MP dual pixel image sensor
Telephoto camera:
8 MP
SensorIn-display fingerprint sensor
Acceleration sensor
E-compass sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Gyro sensor
In-display fingerprint reader
Face recognition
Acceleration sensor
E-compass sensor
Proximity sensor
Ambient light sensor
Gyro sensor
Angle sensor
Hall sensor
PortUSB Type-C® (USB-C®)USB Type-C® (USB-C®)
Sim CardDual slots: 5G*+ 4G or 4G dual-SIM / dual- standby
Slot 1: 2G/3G/4G/5G Nano SIM Card
Slot 2: 2G/3G/4G/5G Nano SIM Card
Triple slots: 5G + 5G dual Nano SIM / dual- standby support & one MicroSD card that supports up to 2 T2B
Operating SystemAndroid™ 11 with ZenUI 8Android™ 11 with ZenUI 8
Dimensions148 x 68.5 x 8.9 mm165.04 x 77.28 x 9.6 mm
Weight169 g230 g

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